The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 744 655 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.93% 18.58% 20.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.71% 59.49% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 697 584 777
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1360 1101 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.43% 31.23% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 953 1311
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -2 47 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Rochdale 0 36 £48,000 +6.66% 6
Bolton 0 34 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oldham +2 25 £32,500 - 3
Bury 0 18 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Wigan 0 12 £40,000 +18.51% 6
Altrincham -13 12 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Salford +8 8 £42,500 +112.50%
Cheadle +1 8 £34,000 -32.00%
Sale -2 3 £47,500 +35.71%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 811 (56.99%) .NET
2 772 (54.25%) C#
3 735 (51.65%) SQL
4 567 (39.85%) ASP.NET
5 547 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
6 503 (35.35%) Microsoft
7 442 (31.06%) MVC
8 344 (24.17%) T-SQL
9 335 (23.54%) JavaScript
10 324 (22.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 316 (22.21%) CSS
12 305 (21.43%) Windows
13 295 (20.73%) HTML
14 288 (20.24%) TDD
15 277 (19.47%) WCF
16 261 (18.34%) MS Excel
17 260 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 243 (17.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 228 (16.02%) SQL Server 2014
20 224 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
21 213 (14.97%) Finance
22 210 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
22 210 (14.76%) .NET Framework
22 210 (14.76%) jQuery
23 185 (13.00%) Web Services
24 183 (12.86%) Software Engineering
25 172 (12.09%) VB.NET
26 171 (12.02%) Web Development
27 170 (11.95%) AngularJS
28 158 (11.10%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 62 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.72%) IIS
4 46 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.76%) CMS
5 25 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.12%) Apache
9 15 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 13 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.84%) NServiceBus
12 11 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.77%) NetWeaver
13 10 (0.70%) SAS
13 10 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 261 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.30%) MS Office
3 9 (0.63%) SPSS
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Stata
7 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) Visualfiles
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.35%) Magento
5 3 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 153 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.25%) Office 365
4 26 (1.83%) Google Play
5 24 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 20 (1.41%) SaaS
7 18 (1.26%) PaaS
8 11 (0.77%) IaaS
9 8 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.21%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.39%) Internet
2 48 (3.37%) Firewall
3 42 (2.95%) DNS
4 37 (2.60%) SAN
5 29 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.04%) VPN
6 26 (1.83%) WAN
7 25 (1.76%) HTTP
8 22 (1.55%) LAN
9 19 (1.34%) DHCP
10 16 (1.12%) NAS
11 13 (0.91%) VoIP
12 10 (0.70%) Intranet
12 10 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.56%) VLAN
14 6 (0.42%) IPsec
14 6 (0.42%) MPLS
15 4 (0.28%) FTP
15 4 (0.28%) SMS
15 4 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 243 (17.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 228 (16.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 224 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 154 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
6 149 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 139 (9.77%) MySQL
8 115 (8.08%) NoSQL
9 85 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 83 (5.83%) Relational Database
11 71 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 69 (4.85%) Big Data
12 69 (4.85%) MongoDB
13 57 (4.01%) Hadoop
14 53 (3.72%) RDBMS
15 32 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 31 (2.18%) QlikView
17 28 (1.97%) Power BI
18 27 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
19 25 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 117 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 97 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 90 (6.32%) JIRA
4 71 (4.99%) Visual Studio
5 61 (4.29%) NUnit
6 38 (2.67%) Subversion
7 37 (2.60%) MSTest
8 35 (2.46%) JUnit
9 34 (2.39%) TeamCity
10 28 (1.97%) Moq
10 28 (1.97%) Selenium
11 26 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
12 22 (1.55%) SpecFlow
13 18 (1.26%) Mercurial
14 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (1.05%) AccuRev
16 11 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
17 10 (0.70%) Maven
18 8 (0.56%) Eclipse
18 8 (0.56%) FxCop
General
1 213 (14.97%) Finance
2 113 (7.94%) Games
3 81 (5.69%) Marketing
4 65 (4.57%) Legal
5 37 (2.60%) Retail
6 36 (2.53%) Law
7 30 (2.11%) Banking
8 20 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.63%) Advertising
12 8 (0.56%) Back Office
13 7 (0.49%) Billing
13 7 (0.49%) Music Industry
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.28%) Automotive
16 4 (0.28%) Local Government
17 3 (0.21%) Electronics
18 1 (0.070%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 913 (64.16%) Developer
2 564 (39.63%) .NET Developer
3 357 (25.09%) C# Developer
4 294 (20.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 194 (13.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 188 (13.21%) SQL Developer
7 185 (13.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (11.10%) Software Developer
9 142 (9.98%) .NET Software Developer
10 137 (9.63%) Senior Developer
11 127 (8.92%) C# Software Developer
12 125 (8.78%) DBA
13 117 (8.22%) SQL DBA
14 84 (5.90%) Analyst
15 83 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 72 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
17 67 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 64 (4.50%) Support Engineer
19 62 (4.36%) Junior
20 61 (4.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (56.99%) .NET
2 567 (39.85%) ASP.NET
3 324 (22.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 316 (22.21%) CSS
5 295 (20.73%) HTML
6 277 (19.47%) WCF
7 210 (14.76%) .NET Framework
7 210 (14.76%) jQuery
8 185 (13.00%) Web Services
9 170 (11.95%) AngularJS
10 158 (11.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 154 (10.82%) Entity Framework
12 126 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 120 (8.43%) XML
14 119 (8.36%) WPF
15 104 (7.31%) RESTful
16 94 (6.61%) HTML5
17 82 (5.76%) KnockoutJS
17 82 (5.76%) Node.js
17 82 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.17%) iPad
2 97 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 81 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 72 (5.06%) Replication
6 67 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 43 (3.02%) Clustering
8 27 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
8 27 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 26 (1.83%) iPhone
10 25 (1.76%) Visualisation
11 23 (1.62%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.41%) Statistics
13 19 (1.34%) User Experience
14 17 (1.19%) Data Extraction
15 15 (1.05%) Data Integration
15 15 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.05%) Social Network
16 13 (0.91%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 305 (21.43%) Windows
2 126 (8.85%) Windows Server
3 75 (5.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (4.64%) Linux
5 53 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.02%) Android
7 29 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.48%) Unix
9 19 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.26%) Windows 10
11 16 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
13 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.28%) CentOS
16 1 (0.070%) Debian
16 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (31.06%) MVC
3 288 (20.24%) TDD
4 210 (14.76%) Business Intelligence
5 183 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 171 (12.02%) Web Development
7 154 (10.82%) OO
8 148 (10.40%) Web Application Development
9 144 (10.12%) Scrum
10 124 (8.71%) BDD
11 117 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
12 105 (7.38%) Dependency Injection
13 101 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (6.61%) ETL
15 93 (6.54%) SDLC
16 90 (6.32%) Mentoring
17 88 (6.18%) ITIL
18 85 (5.97%) Kanban
19 78 (5.48%) DevOps
20 71 (4.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 772 (54.25%) C#
2 735 (51.65%) SQL
3 344 (24.17%) T-SQL
4 335 (23.54%) JavaScript
5 172 (12.09%) VB.NET
6 102 (7.17%) PowerShell
7 74 (5.20%) Java
8 68 (4.78%) Ruby
9 45 (3.16%) VB
10 41 (2.88%) Python
11 36 (2.53%) VBA
12 32 (2.25%) C++
13 26 (1.83%) PHP
14 25 (1.76%) F#
15 16 (1.12%) Perl
16 15 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.05%) VBScript
17 14 (0.98%) R
18 11 (0.77%) C
19 8 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 103 (7.24%) Degree
2 95 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.83%) MCSE
4 19 (1.34%) MCSA
5 17 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (1.12%) ISEB
7 13 (0.91%) MCT
8 12 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (0.63%) MCTS
10 9 (0.63%) NCIE
10 9 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.56%) CCNA
11 8 (0.56%) MCITP
11 8 (0.56%) PhD
12 7 (0.49%) MCP
13 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.21%) CCA
14 3 (0.21%) CCNP
14 3 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.23%) QA
2 28 (1.97%) SLA
3 27 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.26%) WAI
6 14 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.070%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.76%) vSphere
5 20 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 17 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.98%) Docker
8 11 (0.77%) vCloud
9 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.070%) KVM
13 1 (0.070%) pfSense
13 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (2.32%) Kibana
2 31 (2.18%) Puppet
3 28 (1.97%) SCCM
4 25 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.41%) Ansible
6 17 (1.19%) SCOM
7 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (0.77%) vMotion
8 10 (0.70%) WSUS
9 7 (0.49%) logstash
10 6 (0.42%) Salt
11 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.35%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.35%) WMI
12 4 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.21%) LiteSpeed
14 2 (0.14%) Nagios
14 2 (0.14%) Perfmon
15 1 (0.070%) Backup Exec
15 1 (0.070%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 503 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 112 (7.87%) Oracle
3 108 (7.59%) VMware
4 59 (4.15%) Google
5 31 (2.18%) Tableau
6 26 (1.83%) SAP
7 23 (1.62%) Citrix
8 21 (1.48%) Cisco
9 17 (1.19%) PayPal
10 16 (1.12%) Intel Security
11 15 (1.05%) Veeam
11 15 (1.05%) Zerto
12 14 (0.98%) iManage
13 13 (0.91%) NetApp
14 12 (0.84%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.77%) Cloudera
15 11 (0.77%) IBM
16 10 (0.70%) RedGate
17 8 (0.56%) Twitter
18 7 (0.49%) LexisNexis
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Peninsula
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working & Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Loads of exciting benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + pen, life, health,flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + 10% bonus, 10% pension, Car allowance or Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £4500 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Upto 60K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago